|Pick up sticks, wooden.
The object of the game is to pick up the most sticks. Pick up sticks can be enjoyed by children and adults making it a great game with family and friends.
Precision grasp and release is a needed skill for fine motor tasks and manipulating small items like zippers and buttons.
Picking up the sticks encourages an open space between the thumb and pointer finger needed for writing.
Other skill areas stimulated are:
Figure ground perception - is the ability to focus on a specific piece of information against a busy background.
Spatial relations - how objects and people move in relation to one another.
Visual discrimination - the ability to recognise details in visual images.